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Connecticut Guard Members Among Those Sent Furlough Notices By Accident

The National Guard mistakenly sent out furlough notices to Guard members in up to 21 states — including Connecticut — despite the Pentagon’s decision to delay the notification of unpaid time off for two more weeks.

03/22/2013

Brainard Airport in Hartford.

FAA Going Ahead With Plans To Close Smaller Airport Towers

The FAA announced Friday it plans to go ahead with plans to close air traffic control towers at smaller airports — including six in Connecticut: Brainard in Hartford, Tweed-New Haven, Groton-New London, Waterbury-Oxford, Danbury and Bridgeport-Sikorsky.

03/22/2013

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Budget Cuts May Affect Plans To Repair Submarine “Miami”

The Navy’s commitment to repairing a nuclear submarine severely damaged by an arsonist last spring is wavering under the realities of mandatory budget cuts, officials say.

03/18/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Malloy To CBIA: Budget Is Fiscally Conservative

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told the state’s largest business group with which he’s sometimes disagreed that he’s pursuing a fiscally conservative budget that will put state finances on the right track.

03/06/2013

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Early Forecast Shows Hartford With Deficit of 70 Million Dollars

It’s not a pretty financial picture coming out of the capital city. Preliminary forecasts show hartford with a 70-million-dollar budget deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget.  According a release out of Mayor Pedro Segarra’s […]

02/23/2013

Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman To Discuss Effects Of Automatic Budget Cuts

Connecticut U.S. Rep. John Larson will meet constituents in Manchester to discuss the chilling impact of $85 billion in budget-wide cuts that automatically start taking effect March 1 if lawmakers fail to agree on a compromise.

02/16/2013

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Defending the Budget and Car Tax Proposals

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday defended his proposal to slash local property taxes on vehicles, telling municipal leaders he believes strongly in providing the tax relief to middle class and […]

02/14/2013

File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: Getty Images)

No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.

02/06/2013

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Governor’s Two-Year Budget Proposal: $43.8 Billion

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his new, two-year $43.8 billion state budget moves Connecticut closer to recovery from the recession, closing a projected multibillion dollar deficit and continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

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Budget Proposal Reinstates Clothing Sales Tax Exemption

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget proposal reinstates the sales tax exemption on clothing.

02/06/2013

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